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CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad leaks

Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad leaks

Google Car Initiative to go ahead via Android

Google Car Initiative to go ahead via Android

Sony cancels The Interview Release on Christmas

Sony cancels The Interview Release on Christmas

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Poker Tournament Refund Occurs After Fake Chips Scandal

Poker Tournament Refund Occurs After Fake Chips Scandal A refund that amounted to $1.7 million occurred at a poker tournament after a fake chips scandal. The accused man had flushed the counterfeit chips down the drain.

Apr 16 2014, 9:00am CDT

Gun-Toting At The IRS

Gun-Toting At The IRS The IRS wields enormous power, but should agents be armed too? With all of the controversy facing the IRS and the tax system these days, it can seem doubly scary to contemplate tax collectors being armed. As Prof. Paul...

Jan 18 2014, 3:36pm CST

Five Announcements Nintendo Should Make Right Now

Five Announcements Nintendo Should Make Right Now As expected, yesterday Nintendo’s stock plunged by 18% after the news that they were cutting their Wii U and 3DS forecasts by huge margins as the fiscal year draws to a close in a few months. I wrote about how their own...

Jan 18 2014, 9:26am CST

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Apple agrees to refund $32.5M for kids' purchases Apple to refund $32.5M to parents who say they unwittingly OK'd purchases during kids' games WASHINGTON (AP) — Plenty of parents have been there — handing over the iPhone or iPad to a child while waiting...

Jan 16 2014, 2:36am CST

Apple Refund of $32.5 Million for Unauthorized Kids' App Purchases

Apple to Refund $32.5 Million for Unauthorized App Purchases by Kids Apple has been forced to cough up some cash due to negligence on its part. A refund of $32.5 million will be made to customers whose children made application purchases worth such an astronomical amount.

Jan 16 2014, 2:00am CST

Apple agrees to refund app store purchases totaling $32.5 million

Apple agrees to refund app store purchases totaling $32.5 million Instead of fighting what could be a long and tiresome legal battle against the Federal Trade Commission, Apple raised the white flag and agreed to refund unauthorized app purchases.

Jan 15 2014, 9:20pm CST

Apple Has To Pay $32.5 M To Parents Whose Kids Accidentally Bought Things On the App Store

Apple Has To Pay $32.5 M To Parents Whose Kids Accidentally Bought Things On the App Store If your little ones have been breaking the bank over gems in Hay Day without your permission, you’re entitled to a refund, according to the FTC. Apple and the government agency settled over a suit today and agreed to...

Jan 15 2014, 3:21pm CST

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Apple will refund at least $32.5M in app case Apple will refund at least $32.5M in case about kids' purchases on apps without permission WASHINGTON (AP) — Apple will refund at least $32.5 million to consumers to settle a federal case involving...

Jan 15 2014, 1:51pm CST

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Apple And FTC Reach Agreement About Children's App Purchases

Apple And FTC Reach Agreement About Children's App Purchases The Federal Trade Commission announced that it has entered into a consent decree with Apple regarding alleged charges that Apple allowed children to purchase apps and make in-app purchases on its app store. The FTC...

Jan 15 2014, 12:01pm CST

Report To Congress: IRS Is Increasingly Unable To Meet Taxpayer Needs

Report To Congress: IRS Is Increasingly Unable To Meet Taxpayer Needs When Congress threatened “right-sized” budget cuts for the Internal Revenue Service last July, it was a clear swipe at the agency which had been under fire following a number of scandals. House Appropriations Chairman...

Jan 9 2014, 10:56pm CST

Filing Your Taxes Early? IRS Will Not Process Returns Before Opening Day

Filing Your Taxes Early? IRS Will Not Process Returns Before Opening Day Despite the announcement from the Internal Revenue Service about the late start to tax season, taxpayers are already confused. Why the confusion? Tax preparer advertising. Some tax preparers are accepting tax returns...

Jan 8 2014, 9:11pm CST

Do You Speak IRS? Tax Resources Available In Many Languages

Do You Speak IRS? Tax Resources Available In Many Languages Pferd. Kuh. Ente. Gelb. Rot. Blau. Throw in a few numbers and you now have the extent of my ability to speak German. Farm animals, colors and numbers. That’s what I’ve picked up from the children’s books at the house:...

Jan 8 2014, 10:41am CST

20 Business Lessons You Don't Want To Learn The Hard Way

20 Business Lessons You Don't Want To Learn The Hard Way A few months ago, we posed this question to ShortStack‘s Facebook fans: “What is one business lesson you learned the hard way?” It began as a simple question to garner engagement, but it led to a long list of business...

Jan 7 2014, 8:27am CST

IRS: New Year, New Rules

IRS: New Year, New Rules There are a lot of changes brewing in the tax world for 2014. Some changes are the result of things Congress did – and even more, the result of things didn’t do. But Congress doesn’t pull all of the strings. The...

Jan 3 2014, 2:36pm CST

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How To Lose Financial Weight This Year It’s that wonderful time of year again – January.  We have enjoyed a slew of holiday celebrations and a million reasons to eat poorly and not exercise.  It’s no wonder that most of us make a New Year’s resolution to...

Jan 2 2014, 9:11am CST

Steam Removes Game 'Order Of War: Challenge' From User Libraries

Steam Removes Game 'Order Of War: Challenge' From User Libraries It was bound to happen sooner or later. Valve’s online gaming distribution website Steam has removed what appears to be the very first game from user libraries. Many games have been removed from the Steam store, but...

Dec 30 2013, 12:41pm CST

Beats Headphones Package Contained Tuna Cans

Beats Headphones Package Contained Tuna Cans The Lopez family was in for a rude surprise this Christmas. A package containing a pair of Beats Headphones by Dre turned out to carry quite different contents. In place of the musical accessory, which was purchased from Wal-Mart, were a few cans of Chicken of the Sea Chunk Tuna.

Dec 28 2013, 6:10am CST

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Tablets a hit with kids, but experts worry Tablets increasingly popular with small children, but some worry about the long-term effects NEW YORK (AP) — Tablet computers are so easy to use that even a 3-year-old can master them. And...

Dec 24 2013, 9:26am CST

Subsidized Saturdays: The Tax-Free World Of College Football

Subsidized Saturdays: The Tax-Free World Of College Football The BCS is just the tip of the iceberg. Welcome to the weird, tax-free world of college sports. Let’s start before the season even began. Florida Atlantic University – a public, four-year college based in Boca Raton –...

Dec 23 2013, 9:06am CST

Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine Has A Tax Lesson

Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine Has A Tax Lesson I think that it is intuitively obvious that divorce is a major source of stress. I do not need to supplement the assertion with further research.   Go ahead and google “divorce stress” and pick from the numerous...

Dec 22 2013, 11:31am CST

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This Man's Business Is Providing Fake Job Histories And References After William Schmidt lost his job as part of a mass layoff from a Columbus, OH auto parts distributor in 2009, several colleagues who had also lost their jobs asked him if he would act as a reference and fib about...

Dec 20 2013, 5:41pm CST

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This Week In Credit Card News--Major Security Breach At Target, Consumers Lowering Card Debt Target Says 40 Million Credit, Debit Cards May Have Been Compromised in Security Breach Target said that credit and debit card account information for 40 million of its customers may have been stolen during the height...

Dec 20 2013, 3:11pm CST

Holiday Gift Guide 2013: Top ten software deals from Amazon

Holiday Gift Guide 2013: Top ten software deals from Amazon Here is another hot Holiday gift tip from the I4U News Holiday Gift Guide 2013. Take a look below what we have found for you in hot gifts offered online. It might be even on sale right now.

Dec 19 2013, 9:04am CST

Holiday Gift Guide 2013: TurboTax Deluxe Fed, Efile and State 2013 with Refund Bonus Offer at $49.99

Holiday Gift Guide 2013: TurboTax Deluxe Fed, Efile and State 2013 with Refund Bonus Offer at $49.99 Here is another hot Holiday gift tip from the I4U News Holiday Gift Guide 2013. Take a look below what we have found for you in hot gifts offered online. It might be even on sale right now.

Dec 19 2013, 8:43am CST

Xbox 360 will Not Work As a U-Verse Receiver After December 31

Xbox 360 will Not Work As a U-Verse Receiver After December 31, 2013 AT&T has announced that it will drop IPTV support for the Xbox 360 console after December 31st, 2013. What that means is that Xbox 360 Gold members will not be able to use their consoles as U-verse receivers next year.

Nov 26 2013, 6:35am CST

Confirm Your Xbox One and PS4 Blockbuster Reservation Before Midnight Today

Confirm Your Xbox One and PS4 Blockbuster Reservation Before Midnight Today Microsoft and Sony have set aside Xbox One and PlayStation 4 Day 1 consoles for Blockbuster UK customers who have valid pre-orders. But customers will have to fill a permission form to confirm their reservation before midnight today.

Nov 7 2013, 10:06am CST

Walmart Glitch Gives $10 Holiday Gift

Walmart Glitch Gives $10 Holiday Gift Walmart is offering a $10 e-gift card along with full refund of their amount for customers affected with Walmart glitch yesterday. A glitch in the system at Walmart allowed customers to buy over $600 worth of electronics for a measly $8.85.

Nov 7 2013, 5:02am CST

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Samsung to extend warranties of Galaxy S3 and Note 2 after bad press in China A recent news report on television berating Samsung over Galaxy S3 and Note 2 handsets has gone viral on YouTube and other video hosting sites.

Oct 25 2013, 4:53pm CDT

Apple is Refunding $22.99 for Breaking Bad iTunes Season Passes

Apple is Refunding $22.99 for Breaking Bad iTunes Season Passes Apple is giving $22.99 refund to its iTunes clientele who purchased the Final Season 5 passes of "Breaking Bad" for watching complete 18 episodes of “The Final Season”. This was done after much criticism from customers and the filing of a class action lawsuit by an irate fan.

Sep 24 2013, 6:13am CDT

Apple Starts Video Card Replacement Program for 27-inch iMacs

Apple Starts Video Card Replacement Program for 27-inch iMacs After severe customer dissatisfaction, Apple starts AMD Radeon HD 697OM video card replacement scheme for some of its 27-inch iMacs. These came on the scene in June about two years ago.

Aug 17 2013, 9:42am CDT